Q2 Music and The Greene Space at WQXR Present A Preview of Merkin Concert Hall’s ECSTATIC MUSIC FESTIVAL on Wednesday, February 1 at 7pm

An Evening of Performances by Jason Treuting, Angélica Negron, and Jherek Bischoff, and Conversation with Festival Curator Judd Greenstein

Q2 Music, WQXR’s online station devoted to the music of living composers, will, for a second year in a row, serve as the exclusive digital venue for the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall. Featuring more than 150 performers and composers from different musical backgrounds who are re-defining music today, the Ecstatic Music Festival has been hailed for putting its finger on the pulse of contemporary “post-classical” music.

On Wednesday, February 1 at 7pm, Q2 Music will kick off the festival with a live concert in The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WQXR, the innovative multiplatform broadcast studio and live event venue. WQXR host Terrance McKnight will welcome a star-studded lineup of this year’s Ecstatic Music Festival composer-performers, including Jason Treuting, Angélica Negron, and Jherek Bischoff. The evening will also include an introductory conversation with Ecstatic Music Festival curator, composer Judd Greenstein. Tickets are available now at www.thegreenespace.org.

In addition, Q2 Music will serve as the digital destination for the festival, making all of the concerts available for audiences worldwide. Q2 Music will carry all of the New Sounds Live concerts on www.wqxr.org/q2music as live audio webcasts with host John Schaefer , and will also record all Ecstatic Music Festival concerts for on-demand streaming.

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